Variegated Butterfly Agave
Mexico (North America)
A small sized plant, this has characteristically thick, fleshy blue grey leaves with a cream-yellow coloured margin & ruffled sharp edges. Undulating leaf margin is armed with triangular, greenish yellow to dark red spines.The shape of the leaves resembles a butterfly wing due to which it is also called a butterfly plant.
Plant in full sun to light shade. Requires little irrigation. Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping . Suited for light shade to full sun. It grows well from suckers or seed and forms attractive specimens.
A wickedly attractive Agave that is great in small pots or nestled into a rock crevice..